Thursday, November 6, 2008

Pedroia wins Gold Glove


For all the attention that little Dustin Pedroia gets for his big bat, his emergence into an elite second baseman has too often been lost in the shuffle.But that changed in dramatic fashion on Thursday, when Pedroia, the sparkplug of the Boston Red Sox, was officially awarded a Rawlings Gold Glove for his defensive excellence.

Pedroia nabbed the honor for the first time in just his second Major League season.

In 157 games, Pedroia made just six errors and had a .992 fielding percentage.

His strengths on defense are numerous, from his agility to his sure hands to the way he hangs in there on double plays.

Read more HERE.

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